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bandit571

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#1 posted 07-02-2016 06:23 AM

Couple of things..

Millers Falls usually stamped a plane’s model number into the side of the plane.

IF the lateral lever has a single “tab” bent down where the thumb can adjust it, that would be a M-F MADE plane

When Millers Falls made planes for other sellers ( like Sears/Fulton, etc) they used a plain lever cap, reserving the more fancy one for their own brand of planes.

Note the rear handle (“tote”)...Millers Falls made ones were more angular, without a lot of curves.

Under the front knob, the front end of the plane slopes up towards the base of the knob, and forms a ring. Stanley and Sargent made planes were flat, with Stanley adding a ring around the knob, otherwise it was flat.

Could be a M-F made plane, that someone added a fancy levercap to it.

BTW: The iron may have a number on it, that begins with a 107.5260…..Sears used a 107 code for things made by Millers Falls that they sold.

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